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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 7807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eric Filseth enters Palo Alto's council race

Eric Filseth, a Downtown North resident who emerged over the last two years as a leading voice in Palo Alto's debate over...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 83 comments | 7807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, on Aug 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 7805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kiki's Candy Bar, anyone?

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Original post made by Puzzled on Aug. 13, 2006
Last comment by Yes!, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 9 comments | 7797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on 28xx Waverley St., at about 3:30 today?

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Original post made by May on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Don Kazak, on Jul 10, 2006 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 7792 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: Sports Gallery and The Annex close, Grocery Outlet thriving

Palo Alto's latest retail shutterings include The Annex of University Art and Sports Gallery downtown, as well as Coldwater...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Diana W. Chen, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 12 comments | 7779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protests rock Paly over 're-enactment' plays

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2007
Last comment by edthecoolness, on Dec 22, 2007 at 12:03 pm | 184 comments | 7778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board swats plan to give ballfield 'historic' status

Over six decades, the Palo Alto Little League field has become hub of big dreams and cherished memories for generations of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:07 am | 14 comments | 7776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Dept. burns through half its overtime budget

The Palo Alto Fire Department has burned through half of its annual overtime budget -- $718,000 -- during this fiscal year...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Walter White, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:30 am | 24 comments | 7770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan has excessive homework this year

Does anyone know why this year Jordan has increased the homework load so much? I have 2 other children who have been through...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 81 comments | 7770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving birth

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Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by William Croft, on Jan 20, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 34 comments | 7765 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new home for ancient ways

Standing inside the almost-complete prayer hall of Palo Alto's first freestanding mosque on San Antonio Road, Durriya Tyabji...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00 am | 45 comments | 7756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain, park designs unveiled

Three designs for the California Avenue fountain plaza were unveiled by Palo Alto officials at a community meeting Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 39 comments | 7750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District unveils sweeping 'vision plan'

Bay Area residents could gain access to much more open space, including more family-friendly areas, according to a new Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 7747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We're the best; no, the worst

Palo Altans tend to identify strongly with the inhabitants of Garrison Keillor's fictitious Lake Wobegon, "where all the...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 7746 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 7745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 7744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 81 comments | 7742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battling websites bring city, union issues to fore

Union workers crashed the City of Palo Alto's unveiling of its new "See-It" website on Tuesday evening with a site of their...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | 40 comments | 7740 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's 82-game home win streak ends

The Stanford women ended Connecticut's historic 90-game win streak two years ago. On Saturday, the Huskies returned the basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bye bye Tara, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 7737 Views
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